How do I take a Quiz?
You can easily take a quiz by accessing the Quizzes page.
To begin the quiz, click the Take the Quiz button.
Complete the quiz per your instructor's instructions. Quizzes will either have all the questions on one page, or each question will be shown one at a time.
There are several different question types in Canvas that your professors may choose to employ, from True/False to Essay format. Questions can vary by question type. Each question will show in the top right corner the point value of the question. Each question will be divided from others by a box surrounding the question and answers.
You can use other areas in the quiz to help you navigate and complete quiz questions, including the sidebar and the flagging questions feature.
At any point during the quiz, you can view a summary of your quiz. Questions you've answered will be faded out and identified by a checkmark icon , while unanswered questions will be bolded and identified by a question mark icon . You'll also see a timer showing you progress on the test .
Note: If you are taking a timed test, the timer shows the time remaining to complete the quiz.
You can flag the questions you want to go back to by clicking the flag by the question . The flag will change color to yellow to remind you to finish the question. The yellow flag will also appear in the question overview in the sidebar .
View Quiz Warning Notifications
If you are taking a timed quiz, or you are taking a quiz close to the due date and time, Canvas generates warning messages to help you manage your time in the quiz. Canvas will also warn you if you lose the connection to the internet during the quiz.
Time Restriction Warning
If you start a quiz near the time when it is due, you will see a warning pop-up banner. Use the sidebar to view the time the quiz is due and how many minutes are remaining. The quiz will auto-submit at the time it is due.